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Overview

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit

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Core Cell

Core Cell is MSI's new catch phrase and it has a number of features, including; decreasing overall system noise, power saving functions, prolonging the life of system components, and even overclocking, apparently.
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Core Center

The all-in-one hardware console is an advanced combination of the popular PC alert and Fuzzy logic applications. It offers powerful functions such as hardware monitor, system alert, and instinctive overclocking UI.

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit

featurePic

Core Cell

Core Cell is MSI's new catch phrase and it has a number of features, including; decreasing overall system noise, power saving functions, prolonging the life of system components, and even overclocking, apparently.
featurePic

Core Center

The all-in-one hardware console is an advanced combination of the popular PC alert and Fuzzy logic applications. It offers powerful functions such as hardware monitor, system alert, and instinctive overclocking UI.

Detail Specifications

CPU

Supports Intel® Socket 478 for Pentium® 4 processor with  400/533/800MHz
Core frequency up to 3.2GHz.


Chipset  

SiS® 648FX Chipset
- Supports Intel® Pentium® 4 processors with data transfer rate up to 800MHz.
- Supports 64-bit high performance DDR400/DDR333/DDR266 memory controller.
- Supports AGP 8X/4X interface at 0.8v or 4x at 1.5v with fast write transaction.
- Supports bi-directional 16-bit data bus with 1GHz bandwidth MuTIOL.

SiS® 963L Chipset
- Supports high throughput SiS MuTIOL 1GHz interconnecting to SiS® 963L media I/O.
- Dual-IDE ATA 66/100/133.
- ACPI & PC2001 compliant enhanced power management.
- Low pin count interface for SIO.
- Integrated audio controller with AC97 interface.
- Integrated high speed USB 2.0 controller, 480Mb/s.


Main Memory


Supports three memory banks using three 184-pin DDR DIMM.
Supports up to 3GB memory size without ECC.
Supports 3 unbuffered DIMM DDR266/333 or 2 unbuffered DIMM DDR400.


Slots


One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) slot.
- AGP specification compliant.
- Supports AGP 2.0 4x/8x.
Six 32-bit PCI bus slots.


On-Board IDE


An IDE controller on the SiS® 963L chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO,
  Bus Master and Ultra DMA66/100/133 operation modes.
Can connect up to four IDE devices.


Audio


AC97 link controller integrated in SiS® 963L.
6 channels software audio codec RealTek ALC655.
 - Compliance with AC'97 v2.3 Spec.
 - Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.
 - Can support SPDIF Out via S-Bracket only.


LAN


SiS® 963L integrated MAC + RealTek 8201BL PHY.
 - Supports 10Mbps and 100Mbps auto-negotiation operation.
 - Supports ACPI power management.


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
 - 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes.
 - 2 serial ports (COM A + COM B).
 - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode.
 - 6 USB ports (Rear x 4/ Front x 2).
 - 1 IrDA connector for SIR.
 - 1 RJ-45 LAN jack (Optional).
 - 1 audio port.
 - 1 S-Bracket  pin header.
 - 1 D-Bracket 2 pin header.


BIOS

• The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices
  and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records
  your motherboard specifications.


Dimension

• 30.5 cm(L) x 22.0 cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 6 mounting holes.


DDR333/400 Memory Modules Qualified Vender List

DDR333
Vendor
Model
Size
Business Winstone 2001
Micron MT4VDDT1664AG-335C3 SG
(Micron MT46V16M16TG-6T C)
128MB
OK
SEC M368L1713DTM-CB3
(SEC K4H280838D-TCB3)
128MB
OK
Hynix HYMD116645B8J-J
(Hynix HY5DU28822BT-J)
128MB
OK
Micron MT8VDDT3264AG-335C4 US
(Micron MT46V32M8TG-6T C)
256MB
OK
Nanya NT256D64S88B1G-6K
(Nanya NT5DS32M8BT-6K)
256MB
OK
Transcend (SEC K4H280838D-TCB3)
256MB
OK
KingMax MPMB62D-68KX3MBA
(KingMax KDL684T4AA-60)
256MB
OK
Hynix HYMD232646A8J-J
(Hynix HY5DU56822AT-J)
256MB
OK
Hynix HYMD264646A8J-J
(Hynix HY5DU56822AT-J)
512MB
OK
Infineon HYS64D64320GU-6-B
(Infineon HYB25D256800BT-6B)
512MB
OK
Nanya NT512D64S8HB1G-6K
(Nanya NT5DS32M8BT-6K)
512MB
OK
SEC M368L6423DTM-CB3
(SEC K4H560838D-TCB3)
512MB
OK
Micron MT4VDDT1664AG-335C3 SG
(Micron MT46V16M16TG-6T C)
128MB
OK
Micron MT8VDDT3264AG-335C4 US
(Micron MT46V32M8TG-6T C)
256MB
OK
Nanya NT256D64S88B1G-6K
(Nanya NT5DS32M8BT-6K)
256MB
OK
Transcend (SEC K4H280838D-TCB3)
256MB
OK
KingMax MPMB62D-68KX3MBA
(KingMax KDL684T4AA-60)
256MB
OK
Hynix HYMD232646A8J-J
(Hynix HY5DU56822AT-J)
256MB
OK
Hynix HYMD264646A8J-J
(Hynix HY5DU56822AT-J)
512MB
OK
Infineon HYS64D64320GU-6-B
(Infineon HYB25D256800BT-6B)
512MB
OK
Nanya NT512D64S8HB1G-6K
(Nanya NT5DS32M8BT-6K)
512MB
OK
SEC M368L6423DTM-CB3
(SEC K4H560838D-TCB3)
512MB
OK


DDR400
Vendor
Model
Size
Business Winstone 2001
Infineon HYS64D16301GU-5-B
(Infineon HYB25D256160BT-5)
128MB
OK
Infineon HYS64D32300GU-5-B
(Infineon HYB25D256800BT-5)
256MB
OK
Winbond W9425GCDB-5
(WinBond W942508CH-5)
256MB
OK
Kingston KVR400X64C25/256
(Winbond W942508BH-5)
256MB
OK
SEC M368L3223DTM-CC4
(SEC K4H560838D-TCC4)
256MB
OK
CORSAIR CMX256A-3200C2 XMS3200V1.1
256MB
OK
CORSAIR CMX256A-3500C2PT XMS3502 V1.1
256MB
OK
Apacer (SEC K4H560838D-TCC4)
256MB
OK
GeIL AMIR0305
(Geil GL3LC32G88TG-5A)
256MB
OK
Hynix HYMD232646A8J-D43 AA
(Hynix HY5DU56822AT-D43)
256MB
OK
PSC AL5D8A53TK1-5B
(PSC A2S56D30ATP-5)
256MB
OK
Nanya NT256D64S88B1G-5T
(Nanya NT5DS32M8BT-5T)
256MB
OK
CORSAIR CMX512-3500C2PT XMS3502 V1.1
512MB
OK
Micron MT16VDDT6464AG-40BC4
(Micron MT46V32M8TG-5B C)
512MB
OK
Nanya NT512D64S8HB1G-5T
(Nanya NT5DS32M8BT-5T)
512MB
OK
Apacer (Winbond W942508BH-5)
512MB
OK
Kingston KVR400X64C25/512
(Winbond W942508BH-5)
512MB
OK
SEC M368L6423DTM-CC4
(SEC K4H560838D-TCC4)
512MB
OK
Hynix HYMD264646A8J-D43 AA
(Hynix HY5DU56822AT-D43)
512MB
OK
PSC AL6D8A53TK1-5B
(PSC A2S56D30ATP-5)
512MB
OK

Product Accessories



MSI Reminds You...
• The accessories will probably be different according to the different selling areas of product models. For details of accessories, please refer to the descriptions on the product package.

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

BIOS

*Please download and execute the file in USB pen drive only. System will restart several times to update ME firmware after updated system BIOS. Please DO NOT remove the USB pen drive until ME update sucessfully. *Please make sure you have read the SOP before you update the BIOS. SOP Download: BIOS & ME update SOP *MSI recommend you to update BIOS with ME8 only if you are using IvyBridge 22nm CPU. **Please reinstall driver after updating BIOS with ME8. OS: Windows 7 OS: Windows XP

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description - System can't recognize ZIP100/ZIP750 devices.
- Correct CPU temperature.
- CPU usage unusual is too high when some CPU(0F25) insert.
- Update the latest CPU micro code (0F27 & 0F29).
Version 7.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-05-17
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Improve BIOS minor issue.
Version 7.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-01-14
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Fixed LAN function can not work under WinME/Win2000 after clearing CMOS.
-Add LAN BootROM to system BIOS.
Version 7.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-08-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Update CPU microcode
Version 7.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-07-25
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Add auto recovery function when system boot fail after overclocking
Version 7.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-07-02
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description This is AMI BIOS release.
Version 7.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-06-25
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
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Live Update 5

DISCLAIMER:
Live Update 5 utility is only intended for MSI Desktop PC related products (motherboards and graphics cards) usage. This utility doesn’t support any MSI Notebook (NB and Tablet PC) or AIO product, while installed might experience unexpected errors. If it happens that you have installed Live Update 5 on your Notebook or AIO system, please uninstall it then perform system restart.

Live Update 5 is a powerful update tool with user-friendly interface, provides an automatic scan and download for your MSI products. Using this service to keep your system in the most updated environment.

Live Update 5 supports the following MSI product lines and items:
Motherboards: Drivers/BIOS/Utilities;
Graphics Cards: Drivers/BIOS

Click here to read the instruction

Driver

XP 64,XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win Me,Win 95

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
SiS System Drivers (650/651)
Description • For Win2k/XP/x64 WHQL pass
• Package version: 1.21
• New support 761GX

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-01-09
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
SiS System Drivers (650/651)
Description • For Win2k/XP/x64 WHQL pass
• Package version: 1.21
• New support 761GX

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-01-09
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
SiS USB2.0 Drivers
Description • Fixed WinME S4 resume from USB keyboard/mouse can't work issue.
• Fixed Win98SE S3 USB wake-up no display issue.
• Driver Version: Win98SE/ME 2.0.9.0



Note: For WinXP, please use Microsoft Windows Update to download driver from Microsoft or aquire the latest service pack
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2003-04-28
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
SiS LAN Drivers
Description • Add SiS 900 LAN driver
• Win2K/XP/2003 WHQL pass
• Version: package-1.17
Win 98/ME: 2.0.1039.1170
Win XP/2K: 2.0.1039.1190


Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2006-08-29
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC97 Audio Driver
Description • Driver version for Win98/WinMe/Win2000/WinXP: 5.10.00.6230


Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 30.58 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC97 Audio Driver
Description • Driver version for Win98/WinMe/Win2000/WinXP: 5.10.00.6230


Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 30.58 MB
Note
SiS IDE Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass.
• Driver version: 2.03.02.00
• OS: Win2000/XP
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2002-12-30
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note

Utility

XP 64,XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win Me,Win 95

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Core Center
Description • MSI Hardware monitor & overclocking & fan speed control tool

Version 2.0.2.4
Type Utility Release Date 2007-11-15
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.19 MB
Note
MSI Core Center
Description • MSI Hardware monitor & overclocking & fan speed control tool

Version 2.0.2.4
Type Utility Release Date 2007-11-15
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 4.19 MB
Note

Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
Quick Guide Multi-Language 5.6 MB download 2004-07-22
5.0 French 4.21 MB download 2003-11-19
5.0 Traditional Chinese 5.32 MB download 2003-09-03
5.0 English 4.86 MB download 2003-08-12

CPU Support

 

CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB800, L2 Cache 512KB)
Pentium 4 2.4GHz (SL6WF-D1) 800 12 OK
Pentium 4 2.6GHz 800 13 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz (SL6WJ-D1) 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 3.0GHz (SL6WU-D1) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 3.2GHz (SL6WG-D1) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB533, L2 Cache 512KB)
Pentium 4 2.26GHz 533 17 OK
Pentium 4 2.4GHz (SL6RZ-C1) 533 18 OK
Pentium 4 2.53GHz (SL6EV-B0) 533 19 OK
Pentium 4 2.66GHz (SL6PE-D1) 533 20 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz (SL6PF-D1) 533 21 OK
Pentium 4 3.06GHz (SL6PG-D1) 533 23 OK
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB400, L2 Cache 512KB)
Pentium 4 2.0GHz 400 20 OK
Pentium 4 2.2GHz 400 22 OK
Pentium 4 2.4GHz 400 24 OK
Pentium 4 2.5GHz 400 25 OK
Pentium 4 2.6GHz 400 26 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz 400 28 OK
Celeron (Northwood, FSB400, L2 Cache 128KB)
Celeron 2.0GHz (SL6HY-C1) 400 20 OK
Celeron 2.1GHz 400 21 OK
Celeron 2.2GHz 400 22 OK
Celeron 2.3GHz 400 23 OK
Celeron 2.4GHz (SL6VU-D1) 400 24 OK
Celeron 2.5GHz (SL6ZY-D1) 400 25 OK
Celeron 2.6GHz (SL6VV-D1) 400 26 OK
Celeron 2.7GHz (SL77S-D1) 400 27 OK

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